All appropriation bills must originate in the state?
house of representatives
Only Congress has "the power of the purse." Specifically, any appropriations bills must originate in the House of Representatives (not the Senate). Once an appropriation has been passed by both the House and the Senate, and signed into law by the President, then the President has broad authority to control how the appropriation is *spent*, but only Congress (starting with the House) can set aside the money in the first place.
The primary function of the House of Representatives is to pass legislation that has an impact on the United States of America. All bills passed by the House are contingent on the approval of the Senate and the President. Each state is allowed at least one representative; the distribution of representatives depends upon the population of the state. Powers that are reserved solely for the House of Representatives include the creation of bills that pertain…
The U.S. Constitution specifies that all federal appropriation bills must originate in the House of Representatives. The Constitution also requires the Executive Branch to submit a federal budget proposal to Congress every year, but that request holds no inherent authority, and is routinely ignored by the Legislaure.